Staci Tessmer, M.A., LPCC-S, NCC, BC-TMH 

Director of Adolescent Services 

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor


Staci is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor. She currently works with the adolescent, young adult, and adult populations for individual therapy. In addition, she supervises both of the PBHS Adolescent IOPs. She utilizes a variety of treatment methods, including cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. Staci is also a certified telehealth behavioral health provider. 


Staci completed her B.A. in Biomedical Humanities from Hiram College and completed her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walsh University.  During her graduate studies, Staci traveled to Uganda with graduate faculty to conduct a counseling workshop for the priests of Gulu, who were working with victims of the Ugandan civil war. She has experience at both the inpatient and outpatient level of care. She has completed internships at PBHS and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies CAPU. She is currently an active member in the American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota, and is the President for the Ohio Association of Specialists in Group Work. In addition, Staci is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), this prestigious board certification ensures she provides the highest standards of practice for patients as she has met stringent education, examination, supervision, experience, and ethical requirements.